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Almonte hits grand slam as Cleveland Indians beat Los Angeles Angels 9-2 for series sweep

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CLEVELAND — Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

PHOTO: Cleveland Indians’ Abraham Almonte, second from left, is congratulated after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Cleveland. Indians' Michael Brantley, right, Carlos Santana, left, and Lonnie Chisenhall also scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Indians’ Abraham Almonte, second from left, is congratulated after hitting a grand slam off Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Cleveland. Indians' Michael Brantley, right, Carlos Santana, left, and Lonnie Chisenhall also scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Almonte's fifth-inning homer off Jered Weaver broke open a close game and sent Cleveland to its fifth straight win.

Weaver (6-10) didn't get much help from his defense. Center fielder Mike Trout and right fielder Kole Calhoun lost catchable fly balls in the sun, leading to five Cleveland runs.

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